If you need a mental health professional:
For many people the mental health system is difficult to understand and to navigate. To the right you will find information about different types of professionals.
The list from your insurance company may lump these different specialists together. It is often difficult to know initially which type of professional is needed. Don't worry! Any one of these individuals can do a mental health assessment and make additional referrals if needed.
When making an appointment, be sure that the provider has extensive experience working with children of a similar age to your child.
HERE are a list of ways to get the most out of therapy.
Arches Health Plan
First Health (Coventry / Aetna)
Tall Tree Administrators
United Healthcare (United Behavioral Health / Optum)
University of Utah Health Plans
Tips for finding a provider through your insurance company: